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Enlightenment Trail: Exploring Bodh Gaya and Gaya

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Product Code : AGORA496

Experience the "Enlightenment Trail: Exploring Bodh Gaya and Gaya" tour, a transformative spiritual odyssey through the sacred landscapes of Bodh Gaya and Gaya. Your journey begins with a warm reception at Gaya airport, leading you to the hallowed grounds of Bodh Gaya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site synonymous with Buddhist pilgrimage. Navigate through a rich tapestry of spiritual experiences, from the awe-inspiring Mahabodhi Temple and Great Buddha Statue to the divine sanctuaries of Mangla Gauri and Vishnupad Temples. Discover the multifaceted facets of Buddhist culture with visits to various monasteries and temples, culminating in a profound understanding of India's spiritual heartland. Depart with treasured memories and newfound insights from this enlightening expedition.

Day 1: Welcome to Bodh Gaya

Kickstart your spiritual journey as you land at Gaya airport, where our friendly representative will welcome you. Enjoy a comfortable transfer to your hotel in Bodh Gaya, a sacred city revered by Buddhists around the world. With the rest of the day at leisure, take some time to relax at the hotel or step out to explore the local area and soak in the tranquil ambiance.


Day 2: Spiritual Odyssey in Gaya & Bodh Gaya

Start your day with a nourishing breakfast at the hotel before embarking on a day filled with spiritual discoveries. Your first stop is the iconic Mahabodhi Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a pivotal pilgrimage destination for Buddhists. Marvel at the Great Buddha Statue, a symbol of peace and enlightenment, and find serenity at the 80-feet high Japanese Temple.

In the afternoon, venture to Gaya to visit the Mangla Gauri Temple, a divine shrine revered by Hindus where devotees come to seek blessings and fulfill their wishes. Please note that only Hindus are allowed to enter the temple sanctum. Continue to the Vishnupad Temple, located by the Falgu River, and immerse yourself in its sacred atmosphere. Please note that only Hindus are allowed to enter the temple sanctum at both temples.

Explore the diverse facets of Buddhism with visits to the Thai Monastery, Indosan Nipponji Japanese Temple, Tergar Monastery, Royal Bhutan Monastery, Chinese Temple, Daijokyo Buddhist Temple, and Vietnamese Temple. Each monastery and temple offers a unique insight into Buddhist culture, architecture, and spiritual practices.

As the day draws to a close, return to your hotel in Bodh Gaya for a peaceful overnight stay, reflecting on the spiritual experiences and cultural insights gained throughout the day.


Day 3: Farewell Bodh Gaya

Enjoy a hearty breakfast at your hotel before checking out. Bid adieu to the sacred land of Bodh Gaya as our representative assists you with your transfer to Gaya airport. Depart with cherished memories of your enlightening journey through the spiritual heart of India.

- Assistance on arrival at airport.

- 2 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.

- Daily breakfast at hotels.

- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.

- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.

- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.

- Bottled drinking water in car.

- Government taxes.


Hotels used or similar for 2 nights accommodation

Bodhgaya x 2 nights
3* - The Imperial/ Hotel Taj Darbar
4* - Marasa Sarovar Premiere/ The Royal  Residency

- Any flight tickets.

- Camera charges at monuments if any.

- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.

- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc. 

- Gratuities and optional activities.

- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.